Mr. Aaron Brodniak is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran that transitioned to the brewing industry and has over for 18 years of craft brewing experience. He has worked in breweries ranging in size from 5 – 50 barrels and has held the titles of Head Brewer for a microbrewery and Regional Brewer for a chain of brewpubs. In his current role as a brewery consultant, he assists both start-up and operational breweries with business plans, human resource plans, strategic planning, recruitment, workforce planning, training and development, product development, marketing, brewery operations, brewing techniques, standard operating procedures, and sensory evaluation.